13-year-old girl dies after being struck by vehicle in NE Charlotte

- A 13-year-old girl has died at CMC main after being struck by a vehicle in NE Charlotte Friday evening. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say the crash happened on North Tryon St. at Orr Rd. around 5:00 pm.

According to officers, the girl was standing in the median crosswalk when she stepped off the curb into the travel lanes and was struck by a 2000 Honda Civic. She was taken to CMC main by Medic with life threatening injuries and passed away Saturday morning at 8:44 am. 

Police say the Honda Civic had the right of way and speeding or alcohol/drug use by the driver was not a factor. 

The Major Crash Unit of CMPD continues to investigate.

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